Graduate Program

Students discuss their chemistry research at TWU's Pioneer Research at the Mall event.
Students discuss their chemistry research at TWU's Pioneer Research at the Mall event.

Earn your master of science degree in chemistry at TWU.

We offer the MS degree in chemistry with research focuses in biochemistry, biophysical chemistry, organic chemistry and inorganic/materials chemistry. A course of study and research will be custom-designed by faculty committee to suit your individual research interests and career goals.

As a master's degree-seeking student, you will be required to take a minimum of four basic chemistry courses in order to establish a strong foundation in the field. You will then be encouraged to take analytical, biological, inorganic, organic and/or physical chemistry advanced graduate courses to gain more in-depth perspectives. There are two pathways to our master's degree: a research path, or a coursework path with a science or business track emphasis.

In addition to scholarships and fellowships, opportunities to serve as a teaching assistant and/or research assistant are available, providing both financial support and educational experience. 

Degree details


Our department offers several graduate teaching assistantships each year. Research assistantships also may be awarded for sponsored research in specific areas. Out-of-state tuition may be waived for those with assistantship appointments.

Apply today

  1. Review and complete the university's Graduate Admissions Requirements.
  2. If you are an international applicant, please ensure you have also completed all required testing, application and documentation procedures as outlined on the Office of Admissions' International Students page.

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